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Merit Systems LLC
200 Eagle Road, Suite 12
Wayne, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 225-0193

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Merit Systems LLC uses and protects any information that you give Merit Systems LLC when you use this website. Merit Systems LLC is highly sensitive to the privacy interests of consumers and believes that the protection of those interests is one of its most significant responsibilities. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Merit Systems LLC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Acquisition of Information

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including e-mail address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or others
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of Cookies We Collect section.

What We Do with the Information We Gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Our Employees and Privacy

We train all our employees about the importance of privacy. We give access to information about consumers only to those employees who require it to perform their jobs.

Security Measures

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling Your Personal Information / Disclosure to Third Parties

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  • If you have previously agreed to allow us to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@meritcd.com.

We will provide individually-identifiable information about consumers to third parties only if we are compelled to do so by order of a duly-empowered governmental authority, we have the express permission of the consumer, or it is necessary to process transactions and provide our services.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to 200 Eagle Road, Suite 12 Wayne PA 19087.

If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Privacy and Our Business Partners

When we make our technology or services available to business partners, we will not share with them any more consumer information than is necessary, and we will make every reasonable effort to assure, by contract or otherwise, that they use our technology and services in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Website

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over any other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

List of Cookies We Collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE nameCOOKIE Description
CARTThe association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFOStores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPAREThe items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCYYour preferred currency
CUSTOMERAn encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTHAn indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFOAn encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDSStores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHEA flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTENDYou session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEWAllows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORYThe last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCTThe most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGEIndicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHEIndicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CARTA link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
POLLThe ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLNInformation on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPAREDThe items that you have recently compared.
STFInformation on products you have emailed to friends.
STOREThe store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIEIndicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDSThe products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLISTAn encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNTThe number of items in your Wishlist.

Terms and Conditions

Prior to Registration

Please verify the requirements for classes you wish to attend by checking the appropriate course description. Prerequisites for classes may require that you complete specific coursework or have equivalent experience, pass a test, or bring certain materials or equipment to class.

Course Fees

Full payment information is required when you register for a course. Registrations that do not include payment information cannot be processed. We accept credit cards, checks, and purchase orders.

Confirmation

After receiving your course registration and payment information, we will send you confirmation via e-mail. This confirmation will provide course information as well as a visitor's guide, which provides directions to our facilities from local airports, plus local restaurant and hotel listings in case of classroom courses.
PLEASE NOTE: Merit Career Development reserves the right to change course prices at any time. Confirmed registrations will be honored at the original confirmed price.
Courses on this web site may be changed or cancelled. In case of change or cancellation, registered students will be notified at least 10 business days in advance of the scheduled class start date.

Merit Career Developemnt Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be given on cancellations up to two weeks prior to the beginning of a class. Cancellations received within six to nine days prior to the class are subject to a charge of 50 percent of the course fee. Cancellations with five or fewer business days' notice will be charge the full course fee. Students who do not attend their scheduled class are responsible for the entire course fee.

Questions

If you have questions about the information above, please send an e-mail to info@meritcd.com